Art History in Digital Dimensions

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With the support of the Getty Foundation and the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Department of Art History and Archaeology and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) of the University of Maryland, College Park, present Art History in Digital Dimensions, a three-day symposium in Washington, D.C. and College Park. The symposium aims to unite diverse audiences and practitioners in a critical intervention for the digital humanities and digital art history, providing a cogent and inclusive road map for the future.

The symposium will begin at The Phillips Collection on Wednesday, October 19 with a keynote lecture given by Paul B. Jaskot, Professor of Art History at DePaul University, on the theme “Why Digital Art History?” On Thursday and Friday, October 20-21, sessions in College Park will include roundtables, break-out sessions, lightning round presentations, and plenaries. Topics of discussion will include collaborative, trans-disciplinary models of research; the implications of data-driven approaches to art history and the humanities; legal and ethical obligations of scholars and museum professionals engaging art history in the digital world; and the innovative array of objects for study presupposed by digital art history.

Symposium

Wed, Oct 19, 2016Fri, Oct 21, 2016
The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC and University of Maryland, College Park, MD
2016| Directors: Neil Fraistat · Meredith J. Gill| Sponsors: · | Topics: | Partner: Department of Art History and Archaeology|